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We’re hiring! Vacancy for Account Manager

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Katapult are hiring

UPDATE: This position has now been filled. Thank you for your interest.

We’re looking for an Account Manager to join our team to deliver outstanding client service to build existing and new client relationships. You’ll take the account lead with key clients in the leisure & entertainment sector that offers international travel opportunities.

A confident communicator, you’ll be able to manage a wide range of projects to tight deadlines as well as multi-task, schedule and track milestones to ensure that all activity runs smoothly. You’ll be working within a talented team and the role presents plenty of  opportunities for career development.

Account Manager

  • Solid account management experience (Ideally in an agency), especially with regards managing multiple simultaneous projects.
  • An excellent communicator at all levels, in particular informally and able to establish rapport easily with others
  • Adept at taking ownership of clients’ needs and developing them
  • Commercially astute, energetic and positive with experience in new business development and pitches
  • Bright, ambitious, entrepreneurial, likeable, and ready for a challenge

Project management & client service

  • Able to understand client business objectives and advise on the execution of marketing plans that are aligned to their delivery
  • Managing multiple projects and work streams across the marketing mix with a variety of budget levels
  • Day to day management of the project team (Strategy, creative, technical) briefing in design, managing development, liaising with clients, suppliers and delivery partners
  • Managing suppliers/delivery partners (e.g. print, promotional merchandise, signage, POS)
  • Managing development, amends and sign off to ensure that all deliverables meet expectations and is of high quality
  • Advising, influencing and building strong long-term relationships with clients
  • General housekeeping & client service:
    • Maintain job and opportunities reporting, submitting for invoicing
    • Responding to client enquiries promptly

Skills & knowledge

  • A robust understanding of the marketing mix and a good grasp of the digital landscape
  • Keep ahead with industry developments & provide clients/prospects with robust advice and guidance on relevant opportunities

Business development & marketing

  • Proactive in seeking & responding to new business opportunities through clients & contacts
  • Ownership of allocated new business opportunities, managing leads through proposal, negotiation, pitch etc to conversion and delivery
  • Identify add-on work opportunities on existing projects

Katapult are a leading integrated agency with a team of twelve working across Branding, Marketing, Design, Digital and Video Production & Motion Graphics. We are profitable, growing and always looking to raise the bar across our output.

Please think twice before you apply for this position. Yes, we did just say that and we always do whenever we’re hiring. This job isn’t for everyone and so it’s vital that we do everything we can to find someone who fits the bill. Take a good look at our company; if you like what you see and if you see this as a great opportunity rather than just a job then we should probably have a chat.

How to apply

If you’re interested, send us your details including salary requirements and your response to the following:

  • Tell us about some projects you’ve delivered that have made an impact
  • What’s your passion?…what do you do in your spare time and what inspires you to do it?
  • What are your three favourite brands and why?
  • We’re sending you to a media friendly desert island, you can take one film, one album or playlist and your favourite food. Tell us about them
  • Where do you work now? What’s great and what’s not so great?

Apply now